'78 CHEVY MALIBU
MARC LUETJE, TOPEKA, KS
Engine: 368ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: Vortec, ported and polished
Camshaft: COMP solid; .555-inch lift
Induction: Edelbrock Air Gap intake, 850-cfm Race Demon
Transmission: TCI TH350 automatic, 2,800-rpm stall
Rearend: GM 10-bolt, 4.11 gears, mini spool
Front suspension: Belltech spindles, Eibach springs, KYB shocks
Rear suspension: Eibach springs, KYB shocks
Brakes: disc/drum
Wheels: Corvette C5
Tires: Goodyear; 235/40R17, Mickey Thompson; 275/40R17
Invested: $40,000
Years owned: 21
Photographer: owner
Camera: Fuji FinePix V10
Shoot location: Topeka, KS

'33 PLYMOUTH FIVE-WINDOW COUPE
BLAIR BLANCH, MICHIGAN TOWN, IN
Engine: 327ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: '65 Corvette 2.02-inch valve
Camshaft: Crane
Induction: Holley intake, 650-cfm Demon carb
Transmission: TH400 automatic
Rearend: GM 12-bolt, 3.55 gears
Front suspension: '33 Plymouth straight axle
Rear suspension: leaf springs, Rancho shocks
Brakes: Nova disc/drum
Wheels: American Racing T-70R
Tires: BFG Silvertown
Performance: 300 hp
Invested: $12,000
Years owned: 5
Photographer: owner
Camera: Sony Cyber-shot 5.1MP
Shoot location: Michigan Town, IN

'65 FORD MUSTANG
DARREN BARTZ, ASHBURN, VA
Engine: 302ci small-block Ford
Cylinder heads: Edelbrock RPM aluminum
Camshaft: COMP roller
Induction: Edelbrock dual-plane intake, 650-cfm Edelbrock carb
Transmission: Top Loader four-speed manual
Rearend: Ford 9-inch, 3.89 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: HD leaf springs
Brakes: factory
Wheels: vintage steel
Tires: BFG; 215/70R15, 225/70R15
Invested: $35,000
Years owned: 4
Photographer: owner
Camera: Nikon E4100
Shoot location: Ashburn, VA

'67 AMC RAMBLER
JACK STABENOW, WATERLOO, IA
Engine: 302ci small-block Ford
Cylinder heads: cast-iron Windsor
Camshaft: Crane
Induction: Summit dual-plane intake, 600-cfm Holley carb
Transmission: C6 automatic with shift kit
Rearend: Ford 9-inch, 3.70 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: Sprint disc, Ford drum
Wheels: Weld Pro Lite; 15x3.5, 15x7
Tires: BFG; 155/80R15, 215/65R15
Cost to build: $10,000
Years owned: 3
Photographer: owner
Camera: Canon PowerShot A480
Shoot location: Denver, IA

'68 PONTIAC GTO
BRET BLANKMEYER, PANDORA, OH
Engine: 400ci Pontiac
Cylinder heads: iron
Camshaft: Lazer hydraulic; .490-inch lift, 230 degrees duration
Induction: Edelbrock Torker II intake, 750-cfm Holley carb
Transmission: TH400 automatic
Rearend: GM 12-bolt, 3.73 gears
Front suspension: 90/10 shocks
Rear suspension: SSM lift bars, 50/50 shocks
Brakes: drum front and rear
Wheels: Weld Drag Lite
Tires: BFG; 205/70R15, Mickey Thompson ET Street; 275/60R15
Performance: 11.28-second quarter-mile
Invested: $20,000
Years owned: 13
Photographer: owner
Camera: Olympus E-520
Shoot location: Pandora, OH

'56 CHEVY BEL AIR
THOMAS JEFFERSON, BRIDGEVILLE, DE
Engine: 383ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: Edelbrock
Camshaft: COMP Xtreme Energy
Induction: Barry Grant three-deuce Demons
Transmission: TH350 automatic
Rearend: Currie 9-inch, 3.50 gears
Front suspension: Heidt's
Rear suspension: Air Ride triangular four-link
Brakes: Wilwood disc
Wheels: Coy's
Tires: Ventus
Performance: 350 hp
Invested: $85,000
Years owned: 15
Photographer: Hanna Butler
Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ18
Shoot location: Bridgeville, DE

'63 CHEVY BEL AIR
ERIC HOKENSON, OAKDALE, MN
Engine: 5.3L LS small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: ported 241 castings
Camshaft: '02 Z06
Induction: LS6, 42-lb injectors
Transmission: 4L60E automatic
Rearend: 3.55 gears
Front suspension: custom Air Ride
Rear suspension: custom four-link with Air Ride
Brakes: 13- and 12-inch disc
Wheels: Foose Nitrous; 20x8.5
Tires: Falken
Performance: 13.8-second quarter-mile, 400 wheel horsepower
Invested: $10,000
Years owned: 4
Photographer: Bobby Willard Jr.
Camera: Canon Rebel XT
Shoot location: Mississippi River, St. Paul, MN

'78 CHEVY MALIBU
DAN MILLHOLLAND, MARYVILLE, TN
Engine: 454ci big-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: GM oval-port
Camshaft: Lunati flat-tappet; .550-inch lift, 235 degrees duration
Induction: Edelbrock Air Gap intake, 750-cfm Holley carb
Transmission: ATI TH400 automatic
Rearend: narrowed Ford 9-inch, 4.56 gears
Front suspension: Monroe shocks
Rear suspension: Competition Engineering back-half four-link
Brakes: factory disc front Wilwood Pro-Series rear
Wheels: Billet Specialties Street Lites; 15x4, 15x12
Tires: Mickey Thompson Sportsman and ET Streets
Performance: 7.55-second eighth-mile, 435 wheel horsepower
Invested: $13,500
Years owned: 13
Photographer: owner
Camera: Canon Rebel XT
Shoot location: Church lot, Maryville, TN

'67 PONTIAC GTO
JOHN SULLIVAN, ATHENS, OH
Engine: 400 Pontiac
Cylinder heads: factory 267
Camshaft: COMP 233-4
Induction: Edelbrock Performer RPM intake, 750-cfm Holley carb
Transmission: TH400 automatic
Rearend: 3.55 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: disc/drum
Wheels: Ralley II; 15x7
Tires: Diamond Back Redlines; 235/60R15
Years owned: 12
Photographer: owner
Camera: Hasselblad 503cw
Shoot location: Athens, OH

'73 CHEVY VEGA
DUNCAN MENZJES, DELTA, CANADA
Engine: 305ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: ported and polished
Camshaft: COMP Extreme Energy 268
Induction: Edelbrock Performer intake, 650-cfm Edelbrock cam
Transmission: TH350 automatic
Rearend: Monza 7.5-inch, 3.73 gears
Front suspension: V-8 Monza
Rear suspension: V-8 Monza
Brakes: V-8 Monza
Wheels: factory GT 13-inch
Tires: BFG; 205R13
Invested: $4,000
Years owned: 4
Photographer: owner
Camera: Sony Cyber-shot DSCW110
Shoot location: Delta, B.C.

'69 PONTIAC FIREBIRD
MICHAEL WADE, HARTSELLE, AL
Engine: 455ci Pontiac
Cylinder heads: Edelbrock aluminum
Camshaft: Ultradyne flat-tappet
Induction: Edelbrock RPM intake, 950-cfm Quick Fuel
Transmission: TH400 automatic
Rearend: GM 10-bolt, 3.55 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: disc/drum
Wheels: Weld Drag Lite; 15x3.5, 15x10
Tires: Cooper 165R; Mickey Thompson ET Street 275/50R15
Performance: 7.5-second eighth-mile
Invested: $15,000
Years owned: 4
Photographer: owner
Camera: Nikon D60

'69 CHEVY CORVETTE
DAVID YORK, PALATKA, FL
Engine: 350ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: factory
Camshaft: COMP 262H
Induction: Edelbrock RPM intake, 650-cfm Speed Demon carb
Transmission: TH350 automatic
Rearend: 3.55 gears
Front suspension: lowering springs
Rear suspension: Vansteel offset trailing arms
Brakes: disc front and rear
Wheels: Coys; 18x8, 20x9
Tires: 235/40R18, 275/25R20
Invested: $20,000
Years owned: 7
Photographer: owner
Camera: Sony Cyber-shot
Shoot location: abandoned warehouse

'94 CHEVY CAMARO Z/28
CHARLIE HALL, XENIA, OH
Engine: LT1 small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: factory
Camshaft: factory
Induction: fuel injection
Transmission: 4L60E automatic
Rearend: GM 10-bolt
Front suspension: struts
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: disc front and rear
Wheels: '98 C5 Corvette
Tires: BFG KDW
Invested: $20,000
Years owned: 8
Photographer: owner
Camera: Kodak M1033
Shoot location: Carillon Park

'63 STUDEBAKER AVANTI
RUSSEL BENNETT, MOUNT LOOKOUT, WV
Engine: 289ci Studebaker
Cylinder heads: factory
Camshaft: factory
Induction: AFB four-barrel carb
Transmission: three-speed manual
Rearend: Dana, 3.73 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: factory
Wheels: Centerline
Tires: Falken
Performance: 289 hp
Invested: $20,000
Years owned: 8
Photographer: owner
Camera: Nikon D90
Shoot location: Summersville Lake, WV

'78 CHEVY CAMARO
ERIC KAYLOR, HUDSON, NC
Engine: 350ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: cast iron
Camshaft: COMP Extreme Energy
Induction: Edelbrock intake, 680-cfm carb
Transmission: TH350 automatic
Rearend: GM 10-bolt, 3.08 gears
Front suspension: HD springs, sway bar
Rear suspension: HD springs, sway bar
Brakes: WS6 disc
Wheels: ralleys; 15x8
Tires: Winston Winner; 245/60R15
Performance: 13.3-second quarter-mile, 360 hp
Invested: $12,500
Years owned: 17
Photographer: owner
Camera: Olympus FE-310
Shoot location: Granite Falls, NC

'63 FORD FALCON
KIRK SEARL, BUFORD, GA
Engine: 347ci small-block Ford
Cylinder heads: Trick Flow
Camshaft: Edelbrock 2122
Induction: Edelbrock Air Gap, 750-cfm Holley carb
Transmission: C4, 2,800-rpm converter
Rearend: Ford 8-inch, 3.80 gears
Front suspension: cut springs
Rear suspension: traction bars, sway bar
Brakes: SSBC disc/drum
Wheels: Cragar S/S
Tires: BFG Radial T/A
Performance: 13.30-second quarter-mile, 380 hp
Invested: $20,000
Years owned: 20
Photographer: owner
Camera: Canon PowerShot SD1000
Shoot location: warehouse lot, Buford, GA